(November 2 1974)

Marvel UK, 1972 Series
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Price
0.07 GBP
Pages
36
On-sale date
1974-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics International Ltd.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group
Editing
Matt Softley
Color
Colour front and back covers; Black and White with some Colour interior
Dimensions
Magazine size

Issue Notes

Based on material copyright 1970 Magazine Management; 1966 Canam Publishers Sales Corp; 1966 Olympia Publications Inc. Marvel Comics Group a division of Cadence Industries Corp., NY, NY. "Not to be sold in the United Sates of America or Canada. Printed in Finland. Savon Sanomain Kirjapaino Oy Kuopio 1974." No indicia frequency, but cover is dated "Week ending November 2, 1974" -- so presumably weekly.


His Name is Samson! (Table of Contents)

The Incredible Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Arvell Jones
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Incredible Hulk; Dr Leonard Samson
Synopsis
Samson subjects Hulk to an apparatus that will either cure him or kill him.
Keywords
scientist

Indexer Notes

Jones pencils confirmed by the artist. Info per Jason Schachter.

His Name Is Samson! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Incredible Hulk / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
John Severin
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (story); Matt Softley (issue)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Incredible Hulk; Major Glen Talbot; "Thunderbolt" Ross; Betty Ross; Dr Leonard Samson
Synopsis
Major Talbot convinces Hulk to collaborate in attempt to save Betty, who's been crystallized. Samson provokes a transformation from Banner to the Hulk, but draws off the energy to restore Betty. Recognizing that much of the energy is still stored, he turns it on himself.
Reprints
Keywords
Air Force; scientist

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

The Fantastic Four / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

DD Goes Wild! (Table of Contents: 3)

Daredevil / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Daredevil; the Masked Marauder; the Gladiator
Synopsis
The Masked Marauder and the Gladiator threaten Foggy and Karen in order to force Daredevil to fight. They try to draw off his powers into an android, as they have done with Daredevil villains who quickly attack their foe.
Reprints
Keywords
android

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.125 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.125 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

The Mighty Marvel Mailbag / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?; Jack Dawson; John Bilour; Tommy Plunkett; Alan Jeffery
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan
Characters
The Incredible Hulk
Synopsis
Letters from and to readers

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Dracula; Planet of the Apes / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

This Man... This Monster (Table of Contents: 11)

The Fantastic Four / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee; Jack Kirby (co-plotter)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ben Grimm; Reed Richards; Sue Storm Richards; villainous scientist
Synopsis
A morose Ben Grimm falls into the clutches of a scientist who transfers the "Thing" look and powers to himself, then infiltrates the Fantastic Four. Reed and Sue reject the human Ben as an imposter, and Reed embarks on a journey to the Negative Zone, in hopes of fighting Galactus. The disguised scientist is stunned by Reed's self-sacrifice.
Reprints
Keywords
Negative Zone; scientist

Indexer Notes

Kirby's role as co-plotter has been acknowledged in many interviews by Lee and Kirby.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Patch and the Monsters / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. His Name is Samson!
    The Incredible Hulk
  2. 1. His Name Is Samson!
    The Incredible Hulk
  3. 2. ["Play Cosmic Charades the Marvel Way and Win a Colour TV!"]
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. DD Goes Wild!
    Daredevil
  5. 4. ["The Victors"]
  6. 5. ["50 super large all world pictorials absolutely free!"]
  7. 6. ["Special all-world stamps"]
  8. 7. ["Stamp Quiz"]
  9. 8. ["Dear Stan"]
    The Mighty Marvel Mailbag
  10. 9. ["wwhiiirr!"]
  11. 10. ["Presenting: the newest mind-wrenching masterpieces from the mighty world of Marvel!"]
    Dracula; Planet of the Apes
  12. 11. This Man... This Monster
    The Fantastic Four
  13. 12. ["The monsters are choosing delicacies for their evening meal."]
    Patch and the Monsters
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